The Training Office

  • Shireen Cama, MD
    Portrait of Dr. Shireen Cama

    Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
    Psychiatrist and Team Lead, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Integration

    Dr. Cama graduated from Yale University with a BA in Economics. She attended Harvard Medical School before completing a pediatrics residency at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed both her adult psychiatry residency as well as her child & adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Cambridge Health Alliance. She is a past Bill Emerson Congressional Hunger Fellow, recipient of the Harvard Medical School Presidential Scholars Public Service Award, a Laughlin Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists, a CHA Gold Innovation Fellow and a graduate of the Harvard Macy Institute’s Program for Educators in Healthcare Professions.

    Dr. Cama’s current academic interests include primary care-mental health integration, cultural psychiatry, quality improvement, addressing social determinants of health, and infant mental health. She has published in peer-reviewed journals on topics including cultural psychiatry, integrated care, access to pediatric mental health care and mental health in medically fragile populations. Dr. Cama served as Associate Training Director for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry from July 2018-December 2020, after which she became Training Director for the fellowship. Her clinical time is spent as an integrated child/adolescent psychiatrist in pediatric primary care, and she is the Team Lead the Child/Adolescent Mental Health Integration (CAMHI) program at CHA.

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers.

  • Scott Yapo, MD

    Associate Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
    Attending, CHA Neurodevelopmental Clinic

    Dr. Yapo is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He completed both his adult psychiatry residency and his child & adolescent fellowship at Cambridge Health Alliance. He currently works in our Neurodevelopmental Clinic, an outpatient psychiatry evaluation, consultation, and treatment clinic for children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders. His current clinical/academic interests include autism spectrum disorder, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and emergency psychiatry. He has supervised and taught medical students, residents, and fellows in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, emergency psychiatry, and child development. Dr. Yapo has sought additional training at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society Institute and is a graduate of the Harvard Macy Institute’s Program for Educators in Health Professions. Dr. Yapo assumed the role of interim Associate Training Director in December 2020.

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

  • Roopali Bhargava, BA

    Training Program Administrator, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

    Roopali Bhargava graduated from McGill University with a degree in Psychology. She joined CHA in December 2012 bringing with her many years of experience in program/project management and administration. Roopali's recent positions include Global Operations Manager at an international nonprofit educational organization and Regional Program Director for Earthwatch Institute. In addition to being the Administrator for the training program she is also the administrative coordinator for the Child Psychiatry Division leadership team at Cambridge Health Alliance.

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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